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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), along with Reps. Rob Woodall, Judy Chu and Pete Olson, led a bipartisan letter of 150 Members of Congress calling on Attorney General William Barr to publicly condemn acts of anti-Asian bias stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Members also urged AG Barr to provide regular status updates regarding the steps the Department of Justice is taking and will take going forward to combat this behavior.
In the letter, the Members wrote:
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W.
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) announced that applications for the 33rd Congressional District’s Youth Advisory Council are now open and will be accepted through July 10. The Youth Advisory Council provides a unique opportunity for students to meet with a diverse group of peers, discuss issues of importance and consider ways of getting involved locally. The group will work directly with Rep. Lieu’s staff to collaborate on key issues impacting young people in California’s 33rd district.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Moving Forward Act, a sweeping $1.5 trillion plan to rebuild American infrastructure and support American families. The legislation includes critical investments to improve our roads and transit systems; create millions of jobs; and put the United States on a path toward a clean energy future.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program must continue after the Trump Administration tried to eliminate the program that allows some people brought to the United States illegally as children to remain in the U.S. lawfully.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in honor of Juneteenth. Congressman Lieu joined Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee in calling for Juneteenth to become a Federal Holiday.
Seven Los Angeles Police Department officers have been assigned to non-field duties amid investigations into 58 complaints of excessive use of force or other misconduct during the recent civil unrest and protests against police brutality, department officials said Wednesday.
The department said 28 of the complaints involve alleged uses of force.
“If there’s consequences, including suspension or removal, those will come,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said of the officers under investigation.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) joined Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA), House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-N), Senators Corey Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA), and over 100 Members of Congress in introducing the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The bill will take key steps to achieve structural change to combat police brutality and racial injustice in the United States.